Seeking submissions of… (images)

Not everybody wants to sit down and write something. But that shouldn’t stop you from contributing to level:deepsouth, if you want to. The images section is for sharing digitized versions of old photos, flyers from shows, ‘zine covers, artwork . . . One important part of this project is publishing stories about the 1970s, ’80s,Continue reading “Seeking submissions of… (images)”

The Lower End of the Highest Rates

Sometimes I try to do thingsand they just don’t work out the way I want ’em to . . .— from “Institutionalized” by Suicidal Tendencies In the era when Generation X was coming of age, suicide was a growing problem but was seldom discussed openly, honestly, or rationally. Then, as we came of age in the 1980s,Continue reading “The Lower End of the Highest Rates”

Book Review: “Widespread Panic in the Streets of Athens, Georgia” by Gordon Lamb

Widespread Panic in the Streets of Athens, Georgia by Gordon Lamb(University of Georgia Press, 2018) Reviewed by Foster Dickson Though I had seen the band play live earlier in the ’90s, it was really their 1994 album Ain’t Life Grand that brought Widespread Panic fully into my consciousness. I was twenty years old and midwayContinue reading “Book Review: “Widespread Panic in the Streets of Athens, Georgia” by Gordon Lamb”